Having a baby changes your body and your life in ways that are hard to predict. Feeling sad, moody or tired is normal in the first few weeks after childbirth. Postpartum depression (PPD) is different. It is estimated that PPD affects more than 400,000 mothers in the U.S. each year, and without proper screening up to half of all cases may go undiagnosed. Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody talks about the consequences of PPD for mothers.
Postpartum Depression is the most common medical complication of childbirth
Posted at 1:34 PM, May 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-08 16:34:14-04
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